Thai Association for the Study of the Liver : History
Since Australia Antigen Hepatitis B Antigen Hepatitis C was discovered, there have been many breakthroughs and publications as well as specialists. This led to the foundation of the Association for the Study of the Liver. A lot of academic conferences have been held to share knowledge and present research publications among members in the country and around the world. Dr. Termchai Chainuvati pointed out that Thailand should do the same since a lot of liver physicians and specialists have been all ready for Thailand, then, Thai club for the Study of the Liver was founded in 2000 with the purposes of publishing and sharing researches between members and the physicians interested and providing the knowledge and enhancing people better information and understanding of hepatitis. After that, Thai club of the study of the Liver changed its name to Thai Association for the Study of the Liver and the responsibility of providing knowledge to the people about hepatitis was for the Liver foundation of which Dr. Termchai Chainuwat has been the president.
17 August 2006
Patented as “Liver Society (Thailand)”
22-23 November 2007
Asia Pacific Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (APASL) Autumn Single
Topic Conference 2007: "Innovation in Chronic Hepatitis B Treatment" and the Third Perspective in Liver Diseases: "Update in Hepatology" at Dusi Resort Pattaya Hotel, Chonburi Province.
17-20 February 2011
The 21st Conference of the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (APASL) at Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok
12 July 2011
The name changed into “Thai Association for the Study of the Liver”